A man who went into cardiac arrest while driving near Walmart on Industrial Boulevard Monday is recuperating after a Covington police officer, an off-duty Newton County Sheriff's deputy, and a nurse from an Atlanta hospital helped to revive him after an accident.
The Newton County School System has announced parents' options to transfer students for the 2013-2014 school year.
Cellphone reception for Verizon customers in Oxford and the surrounding communities may get a little better, as the city and company are in negotiations about adding an antenna to the city's water tower, which may boost Verizon cellphone signals in the area.
Father's Day came early for Michael Cronan Jr., 26, who welcomed his first child into the world with his wife Tori, at the Newton Medical Center last week.
After a tornado touched down in Mansfield in April, leaving several homes and businesses damaged, the small town was left to pick up the pieces. On Saturday, the community gathered to continue doing just that as the Mansfield Women's Club hosted an Open Car Show and Chili Cook-off to raise money for the victims.
Jousting, castles and tricksters are usually not thought of while attending Vacation Bible School, but they will all be a part of this year's VBS presentation, " Kingdom Chronicles: Standing Strong in the Batt for Truth," at First Baptist Church of Covington next week. The church plans to act out Bible stories with puppets and actors on its medieval-castle themed stage in the sanctuary, teaching youth about not being fooled by tricksters and believing in ...
Efforts to move an entire high school are continuing as the staff and faculty at Newton High School continue to pack and transfer items from their old school building to the new Newton High that will open in August.
Two plus two doesn't equal four anymore. At least that's what Susan Hale, a nontraditional college student, believes now that she has gone back to school to finish her college degree with hopes of becoming a dental hygienist.
School is out for summer in Newton County, and a number of families are loading up their vehicles with packed bags and children to head off on family vacations and road adventures.
You can help three of Newton County's schools win up to $20,000 by voting for their video entries in the Big Lots "Lots2Give" program, or by donating money while shopping at Big Lots.
Students expressed their creativity on canvas, crafting robots with watercolors and other knick-knacks Monday at Arty Art Camp, hosted by the Southern Heartland Art Gallery.
Children experienced chocolate, candy and cheer at SCOOPS Tuesday as they attended "Chocolate Camp," creating chocolate-covered sweets and goodies at the ice cream parlor.
You can help three of Newton County's schools win up to $20,000 by voting for their video entry in the Big Lots "Lots2Give" program, or by donating money while shopping at Big Lots.
Abbott, a global health care company, recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved launching a new treatment for cataract patients in the United States, and a local optical facility has already conducted the procedure.
A tornado touched down in Mansfield Friday afternoon, leaving several homes and businesses damaged and one person injured.
More than 700 juniors and seniors at Alcovy High School filed into the school's auditorium on Wednesday afternoon to learn about making good decisions on prom night for their future at a program called "Ghost Out," put on by their peers and administrators at the school.
A two vehicle accident slowed traffic late Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 278. Officers with the Covington Police Department investigated the accident, which happened at the intersection of U.S. Highway 278 near the Krystal's restaurant just after 3 p.m. At least one person was taken out on a stretcher to an ambulance and checked for his or her injuries. According to CPD Capt. Ken Malcom, traffic was moving slowly in the area and directed by law officials. No further details were available at the time ...
The principal position for Alcovy High School has been reposted as the superintendent was not satisfied with the applicants for the position.
An unexpected jump in projected revenue has the Newton County School System in a more positive place fiscally for the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. However, the projected increase will still give the NCSS only three more days of operating expenses.
With more than 25 years of education experience, Samuel Light, one of the top three finalists for the superintendent, said he wants to be superintendent of Newton County School System because he would love to work for a district that is doing great things and he wants to build upon that.
Samantha Fuhrey, 43, has worked with the Newton County School System for almost 13 years and said she wants to be the next superintendent for the school system because she has a passion for children, and wants to continue leading the school system on a path of success.
Superintendent finalist Noris Price has earned a number of awards for excelling in education and said her skills and experience are what make her the best candidate for the position of superintendent with the Newton County School System.
This week, the Newton County Board of Education announced its top three finalists for the superintendent position and the applications of the three candidates have pages of information stating and showing why they are each qualified to take on the Newton County School System's top role.
Georgia Connections Academy, a fully accredited provider of virtual K-12 schooling, has openings for 1,000 K-12 students for the 2013-2014 school year and invites interested parents and students to learn more about enrolling in the online schooling program.
Elementary school students may be learning the basics of math from a new textbook next school year as the Newton County Board of Education is considering purchasing new textbooks for kindergarten through fifth-grade students.
A student fired a BB gun on a Newton County School bus Thursday and local officials are investigating the incident.
Students and parents should look for revisions in the student handbook as the Newton County Board of Education approved changes to the student manual at its meeting Tuesday.
With a camera in her hand and a complete wardrobe in the other, Kamilia Hyman looks to style and capture the everyday woman's finest appearance with her photography styling company, Kay's Way to Wear It.
The Newton County Board of Education named its top three finalists for the system's superintendent position, including a current administrator in the Newton County School System, a superintendent from Illinois and a deputy superintendent from Athens.